Rob Hilton ASA

95 Allens Creek Road
Executive Square Bldg. 2, Suite 231
Rochester, New York 14618
585-473-3713

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
  • MBA, University of Rochester
  • BA, Chemistry and Psychology, Emory University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Appraisers
  • The ESOP Association, Executive VP of the NY/NJ Chapter
  • National Center of Employee Ownership
  • Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

Philosophy

“The first value being – integrity is non-negotiable. The second – always take care of the client. And the third – do the right thing, and it will work out in the long run.”

Specialties
Professional Overview

Rob is a Managing Director of South Park Advisors, an independent business valuation firm that caters to business owners, attorneys, accountants, ESOP Trustees, commercial bankers, trust departments, insurance agents, and financial planners. He has more than 20 years of experience providing valuation services to private and public companies ranging in size from less than $1 million to $1 billion in sales. His diverse portfolio of valuation services includes employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), business succession planning, estate & gift tax reporting, mediation, equity sales, buy/sell agreements, recapitalizations, stock option plans, charitable foundation reporting, and lending purposes. Rob also focuses on the valuation of covenant-not-to-compete and non-solicitation agreements and has extensive experience in exit planning.

He also frequently speaks on exit planning at various local, regional, and national events. In addition, Rob has testified as an expert witness in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

In recent years, Rob has become an age group competitive swimmer and has competed at the U.S. Masters Swimming National Championships.

Professional Experience

  • South Park Advisors –Managing Director, 2018-present
  • Katz, Sapper & Miller – Director, 2016-2018
  • Empire Valuation Consultants – Manager, 2000-2016

Industry Expertise
His experience is varied and includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of hundreds of valuation reports for the following types of businesses:

  • Manufacturing Distribution
  • Retail/Service
  • Investment Companies
  • Advertising/Printing
  • Auto Dealers
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Apparel/Textiles
  • Prof. Staffing/Exec. Search
  • Real Estate Holdings
  • Foodservice
  • Architectural/Engineering
  • Govt. Contractors
  • Homeland/Public Safety
  • Healthcare-Related
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Professional Services
  • Start-up Companies
  • Construction
  • Pharmacies
  • Info. Technology

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